F-Stop Loka Review

Photographers, let me ask you a question, how many different types of photography bags do you have? I realised that I do have a number of different types and sizes of photography bags over the years, from sling/messenger bags to backpacks. First and foremost, let me consolidate my very own photography bags listing that I had used over the (probably last 10?) years that I had been photographing Crumpler Wonder Weenie Messenger Bag with Crumpler bunion insert (still around after more than 10 years already!) Crumpler photography backpacks x 2 (gave away) Crumpler Messenger Bag (gave away) Safrotto photography backpack …

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Canon launched imagePROGRAF PRO-500

Canon recently launched a new professional printer, the imagePROGRAF PRO-500, an A2 professional photo printer. This would definitely interest photographers, both professionals and serious enthusiasts if they are looking for a photo printer that is able to print up to A2 size. I personally reviewed the Canon PIXMA PRO-1o photo printer before and owned the PIXMA PRO-10 too! Therefore, I do have experiences with the Canon photo printers that would cater to both professional and serious enthusiast photographers. Let me share with you more information and details on the Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-500 A2 professional photo printer from the press release information below …

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OBS Nature Appreciation Programme – Ubin Trail

The March one week school holiday break is a good time for the children, teenagers to have a good break and rest from their studies. This school holiday break is ideal for outdoors activities for the young adults, teenagers, young children and their families too. During the March 2016 holiday break, Outward Bound Singapore (OBS) organised a number of nature appreciation programme from 14th to 18th March 2016, there were all interesting and I managed to set aside time to join one of their nature appreciation programme, the Ubin Trail. The Ubin trail is a short, interesting, interactive and experiential …

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First Armenian Street Party

On 11th and 12th March 2016, Armenian Street, for the first time, was closed up and transformed into a vibrant, colourful, buzzing with heritage and nightlife activities and performances. The Armenian Street Party is a ground-up initiative anchored by Peranakan Museum and Singapore Management University, with stake holders on Armenian Street playing a part in the first Armenian Street Party too. It was nice to see different smaller arts hubs organising their own street party, welcoming and celebrating their respective museum/arts heritage along with their partners/neighbours in the district. In my personal humble opinion, it’s a good initiative and idea …

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We Tech Care 2016

A big and warm gathering of many different people from all walks of life, with a common purpose to Pay-It-Forward and give back to the society, making the community a batter place to work, live and play in. At We Tech Care 2016, this event rallied and garnered over 200 people from local startups, non-profit organisations and partner organisations, and Microsoft to showcase how powerful and wonderful technology can be in helping the less fortunate, creating a smarter and more inclusive Singapore. Held at JTC LaunchPad@one-north, We Tech Care 2016 is the official platform for the launch event of the …

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Cherry Blossom Beats at Gardens By The Bay

Cherry blossom in hot tropical Singapore? How is that possible? Yes, from 14th March 2016 to 27th March 2016, you can catch the beautiful flowers and its blooming glory at the latest floral display titled “Blossom Beats” inside the Flower Dome at Gardens By The Bay! Cherry blossom, is one of my favourite subjects to photograph! I photographed when I was backpacking in Tokyo during March-April 2004 and they were such beautiful memories for me when I was there photographing the cherry blossoms! When I saw the news of the cherry blossoms in Singapore on Monday 14th March 2016 , …

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The Future of Us Exhibition

The Future of Us exhibition was recently concluded on 8th March 2016, having started on 1st December 2015 at Gardens By The Bay. I managed to book my ticket to visit the exhibition during the final weekend before the end of the exhibition. I was happy that I visited The Future of Us exhibition, to have an interactive and immersive experiential time inside the exhibition grounds. What is The Future of Us exhibition all about? What does it meant for the pioneers, for the current generation and the future generation? The Future of Us exhibition is an immersive, multi-sensory and …

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McDonald’s new Crispy Chicken Sandwich

New Crispy Chicken Sandwich by McDonald’s! When I saw the press release news in my mailbox and also from my Line App news update from McDonald’s Singapore account, I told myself this Crispy Chicken Sandwich looks delicious and I would like to try it soon. On a Saturday night, I decided to grab a McDonald’s meal for dinner and I chose the new Crispy Chicken Sandwich (I saw the new Breaded Salmon with Paella Spice Mix too, haven’t try it yet!) This Crispy Chicken Sandwich took a bit longer time to prepare, compared to the other McDonald’s burgers on the …

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Canon PowerShot G5 X Review

The Canon PowerShot G5 X was launched in October 2015, this small compact digital camera caught my attention and a lot of personal interest. During a visit to Canon Singapore in November 2015, I was able to get a hold and feel of the PowerShot G5 X. It was a very short time with the G5 X yet I had good vibes about this compact digital camera. Therefore, this was one of the compact digital camera that I was quite eager to have a hands on and the opportunity to review the PowerShot G5 X. Photo Courtesy of Canon Singapore …

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Armenian Street Party – A Sneak Preview

A maiden debut for Armenian Street, part of the bigger Bras Basah-Bugis precint, will be closed on the 11th and 12th of March 2016, for her First Armenian Street Party. It is great to see the Armenian Street hub to close the road and transform into a street party for everybody to come down, enjoy the festivities and fun. Armenian Street is going to transform into a buzzling colourful hub consisting of heritage and nightlife, coming to life with a spectacular line-up of fun, acts, performances. The Armenian Street Party, is a ground-up initiative is anchored by Peranakan Museum and …

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